From The Point

Anderson deserves induction

by Sam McCaig - November 14, 2005 12:10 AM EST

Senior editor Sam McCaig explains why the "forgotten" Oiler should be in the Hall.
The Hockey Hall of Fame inductions last week – power forward pioneer Cam Neely, deceased Russian legend Valeri Kharlamov and builder Murray Costello were welcomed into the exclusive club – means it is time for the annual “why isn't Glenn Anderson in the Hall?” column.


The Ottawa onslaught

by Sam McCaig - November 9, 2005 12:12 AM EST

Senior editor Sam McCaig provides a web-exclusive look at the Sens early- season dominance.
OK, Ottawa, OK. The rest of the league gets it. You're good. You can skate. You can score. Man, can you score. The Ottawa Senators (11-2-0) are doing their best impression of the Edmonton Oilers of the mid-1980s, scoring 64 goals through 13 contests.


Life without Brodeur scary

by Sam McCaig - October 31, 2005 12:50 AM EST

Goaltender Martin Brodeur's true value may soon become scarily evident - and not just because he's a masked man that plays for the Devils.
Goaltender Martin Brodeur's true value may soon become scarily evident - and not just because he's a masked man that plays for the Devils, and today is Halloween.


From The Point: Kudos to Jagr

by Sam McCaig - October 25, 2005 11:46 AM EDT

The Rangers, Brett Hull and Eric Lindros are but a few of the things on Sam McCaig's mind.
Heard about Henrik Lundqvist yet? Fans in New York have – they've been chanting “HEN-RIK! HEN-RIK! during recent games at Madison Square Garden.


From The Point: The Final Countdown

by Sam McCaig - January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST

If there was ever a Saturday Night Live character called Mr. Obvious, now would be the time for him to say something like:
“There will be no NHL hockey in 2004-05.”

And even Mr. Obvious would feel a tad foolish for stating what has been oh-so-

It's not as though there haven't been any offers. There have been. Unfortunately, the only purpose they've served is to illustrate how far apart Gary Bettman's owners and Bob Goodenow's players are from reaching a CBA agreement.


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